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Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates

As we reported back in May, Victor Wooten is releasing two new albums – Words & Tones and Sword & Stone – on the same day next month. Wooten, who has been on tour throughout the summer, has now added fall dates, including co-headlining some dates with the Jimmy Herring Band starting in November. Vic’s touring band includes three bassists...

Victor Wooten Offering Free Groove Workshop at Wooten Woods
Events

Victor Wooten Offering Free Groove Workshop at Wooten Woods

Victor Wooten will be wrapping up his three-week residency camp at Wooten Woods by holding a free Groove Workshop on August 11, 2012. Scheduled for 3pm to 5pm, the clinic will feature Wooten, his staff and students, and will be tailored to those who attend. Fellow bass instructor Anthony Wellington explains that since the full Wooten Woods staff will be...

Bass of the Week: Fodera Buckeye Burl Yin Yang Imperial 6 Elite
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Fodera Buckeye Burl Yin Yang Imperial 6 Elite

I get to check out tons of basses every day, but when Anthony Wellington posted the details of his new Fodera my jaw hit the floor. The latest in the renowned bass educator’s collection is a Buckeye Burl Yin Yang Imperial 6 Elite from the New York boutique shop, who stated it’s the “most complex Yin Yang we have ever...

Anthony Wellington: Christmas Medley Bass Loop Jam
Bass Videos

Anthony Wellington: Christmas Medley Bass Loop Jam

Here’s another great Christmas medley the way we like it… all on the bass. This is Anthony Wellington, looping some funky beats together for the holidays.

Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology II Bass Clinic
Events

Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology II Bass Clinic

Renowned bass educator Anthony Wellington will be holding a special clinic at Hellhound studios in Rahway, New Jersey on January 28th, 2012 at 7pm. Wellington, who plays with Victor Wooten and teaches alongside him in the instructional DVD Groove Workshop, will also be teaching private lessons throughout the day on the 28th and 29th. The event, entitled Bassology II, is...

An Interview With Anthony Wellington
Interviews

An Interview With Anthony Wellington

Though he learned bass without taking lessons, Anthony Wellington has become one of the most renowned and respected bass and music educators. Through teaching at virtually every bass camp and Bassology, his own Maryland-based bass studio, Wellington teaches about 100 students per week. Although Wellington views himself as an educator first, it’s no wonder that Wellington’s passion and dedication has...

Victor Wooten & Anthony Wellington: Live at The London Jazz Cafe (2008)
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten & Anthony Wellington: Live at The London Jazz Cafe (2008)

In closing out their performance at the London Jazz Cafe, Victor Wooten and Anthony Wellington took turns wowing the crowd on hand. Our favorite comment about this video: “The secret Victor Wooten technique … practice”.

Gerald Veasley’s 2011 Bass BootCamp Adds Rhonda Smith
Events

Gerald Veasley’s 2011 Bass BootCamp Adds Rhonda Smith

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Gerald Veasley‘s popular Bass Boot Camp, and the bassist has just announced that Rhonda Smith will be joining the instructor line up. In addition to Veasley and Smith, the 2011 camp instructors include Adam Nitti, Jimmy Haslip, Anthony Wellington, David Dyson, Bryan Beller and Richard Waller. The camp runs from March 25 through...

Victor Wooten & Anthony Wellington: Dynamics Duet
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten & Anthony Wellington: Dynamics Duet

Victor Wooten and Anthony Wellington have a long working history, or as Anthony says, he’s the “long-time holder of the coveted ‘2nd bass’ position in the Victor Wooten Band”. Here’s the bass duo performing a nice piece from Vic’s Groove Workshop DVD.

Events

Detroit Bass Fest 2010 Lineup Announced

Details for this year’s Detroit Bass Fest have been revealed, and it looks like it will be another great day of bass. The event has been set for September 3 at Bert’s Warehouse Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. Laying down the low-end will be Gerald Veasley, Ralphe Armstrong, Anthony Wellington, and Doug Johns. The performers will also be clinicians in workshops...